Sessions Pushes Back – Will Sue California on Sanctuary Laws

by Ian Mason

Update: DOJ filed its complaint, motion for preliminary injunction, and supporting exhibits shortly after 9 PM Eastern Tuesday.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions will speak Wednesday about his Department of Justice’s (DOJ) first-of-its-kind lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of three of California’s “sanctuary” laws, Breitbart News has learned.

Relying on both federal statutes and the U.S. Constitution’s Supremacy Clause, DOJ will ask the U.S. District Court for the District of Eastern California to issue a preliminary injunction blocking the enforcement of these laws intended to protect illegal aliens by preventing cooperation with federal immigration enforcement. DOJ will also seek declaratory judgement that these laws are unconstitutional – “preempted” by federal immigration law – when it files late Tuesday night.

“The Department of Justice and the Trump administration are going to fight these unjust, unfair, and unconstitutional policies that have been imposed on you,” Attorney General Sessions is expected to tell a gathering of California police officers Wednesday in Sacramento. “We are fighting to make your jobs safer and to help you reduce crime in America. And I believe that we are going to win.” Continue reading at

4 responses to “Sessions Pushes Back – Will Sue California on Sanctuary Laws”

  1. Joe Z says:

    “Gentleman” Jeff finally displays a modicum of cajones. He must be concerned about his job. He doesn’t seem to be overly concerned about the American people.

  2. ,The Flash says:

    Gee, and it only took him THIRTEEN MONTHS to decide to uphold American law! Answer me this, Jeffy Boy, why hasn’t Hillary been charged with violation of federal law and treason? Think you could get around to that some day, or has the Deep State got you by the short hairs too?

  3. Tom says:

    I’m thinking there would have been a lot more action up to now if Mr. President had picked Giuliano for AG. At least Mr. Sessions has finally gotten off his keister.

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